Tag Archive: review

Dive Rite Nomad LTZ 1

Review of the Dive Rite Nomad LTZ by Oliver J. Albrecht A couple of weeks ago, I came to the conclusion that my current sidemount rig for steel tanks was not working perfectly for me anymore. While for the most part it did just fine with two main tanks and a stage, once I added multiple [...]

Apeks WSX-25 sidemount

APEKS WSX-25 Sidemount Pre-Release Review Apeks are due to soon release the WSX-25 Sidemount BCD and harness.  Early promotional photographs and details of the rig show what may be a very promising and popular sidemount BCD once it reaches the commercial market. The Apeks wing offers 27lbs / 12 kgs of buoyancy, making it suitable [...]

Aquamundo Sidemount BCD

Aquamundo Sidemount BCD – New Release Oct 2013 I was pleased to be asked to conduct pre-release trials on the Aquamundo Sidemount BCD during Sept 2013 and this is my review of the  newly released rig: The sidemount BCD is a complete system, designed on a minimalist harness that is ideal for tropical diving with [...]

technical diving subic bay philipines bcd

Scuba Tips : Choosing Your Buoyancy Control Device (BCD) Shopping for a scuba buoyancy control device (BCD) is like completing a jigsaw.  There is a huge variety of products and options available for the diver to chose from.  The diver needs certain functions, but may also want certain additional functionality.  Manufacturers/retailers will always try and make divers want [...]

sidemount diver course philippines

Review of Scuba Tech Philippines ‘Sidemount Diver’ Course A kind review of my PADI Sidemount Diver course, courtesy of Camille Lemmens, PADI Course Director.  Was really great to finally meet Camille in person, as we’ve been online friends for a long time and have many mutual friends.  Camille teaches PADI Instructor Development Courses across Asia [...]

Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Subic Bay Philippines

Shipwrecks of the Philippines An eBook release by Tom Bennett. If you are a diver, a historian or a Pacific War Buff, this eBook release will go a long way toward satisfying your need for information about the shipwrecks of the Philippines. For the first time, the book publishes a chronological list of Philippines area [...]